Monday, November 04, 2013

Is Our Understanding of Gravity Fundamentally Wrong?

At a recent RAS National Astronomy Meeting, a team of astronomers headed by Hongsheng Zhao presented a radical paper on our understanding of gravity. First their theory suggests that the Milky Way and Andromeda collided 10 billion years ago and this would mean that our understanding of gravity is fundamentally wrong. However it would go a long way towards explaining the observed structure of the two galaxies.

In 2009, Zhao led An international team of astronomers that found a strange link between 'dark matter' and galaxies that suggests unknown force is acting on dark matter.

Zhao's research suggests that the interactions between dark and ordinary matter could be more important and more complex than previously thought, and even speculate that dark matter might not exist and that the anomalous motions of stars in galaxies are due to a modification of gravity on extragalactic scales.
The rest of the Daily Galaxy Article is Great, check it out HERE

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